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Citizens opposed to higher densities

Citizens opposed to higher densities

Residents opposing the possibility of higher density housing on two Black Diamond lots are expected to fill council chambers this week. The Town of Black Diamond is hosting public hearings at its regular council meeting on Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m.

Town revisiting priorities at retreat

The 2013 flood that hit southern Alberta more than a year ago continues to put strain on a foothills community as its council and staff struggle to keep their heads above water.
Town sees housing boom

Town sees housing boom

Turner Valley has been getting a lot of attention as more people made the community their home this year.

Thieves enter unlocked home

Turner Valley RCMP is counting on High Country residents to help identify the culprits responsible for stealing guns, electronics and other items from a Millarville home. During the day on Oct.
Poppy campaign to start

Poppy campaign to start

Foothills residents can pay tribute to the men and women who served their country in war by donating spare change to support their veterans and pinning the symbolic red poppy to their lapels in just a few days.
Firefighters to assist food bank

Firefighters to assist food bank

When residents see lights flashing on the evenings of Nov.
Legion of monsters to give residents a scare

Legion of monsters to give residents a scare

Foothills residents daring to enter the Turner Valley legion this Halloween might want to hold on tight to a loved one.
Council approves historic look for town

Council approves historic look for town

Travellers driving along Highway 22 will feel like they’ve stepped into the past when arriving in Black Diamond in years to come.
Future still uncertain for tourist centre

Future still uncertain for tourist centre

The Diamond Valley Chamber of Commerce is hoping a new group will support the tourist information centre in Turner Valley as it’s unlikely the non-profit organization can continue taking on the task by itself.

Two charged in drug bust

The watchful eyes of neighbours resulted in the arrest of two Black Diamond residents who are now facing drug trafficking charges.